British Library: 7,000 music, spoken word and environmental tracks for free listening. 9,000 more for UK Universities http://sounds.bl.uk/
Public Knowledge explains the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). What it is and why it matters.http://tr.im/iPWT
FT: Internet privacy: As Google launches ‘interest-based’ ads, consumers and regulators are increas.. summary of recent privacy and behavioural advertising issues http://tinyurl.com/cpkshf
Phorm: European Commission concerned the UK does not have an independent national supervisory authority dealing with interceptions. http://tr.im/iPb8
OUT-LAW: UK’s privacy laws illegally inadequate, says Europe http://tinyurl.com/cat666
Alan Mutter: Newspaper web sales lag by every measure.<Wrong kind of advertising>http://tr.im/iNnK
Newspapers and the internet: Web metrics and the false impression of the power of online. UK pages: 17% viewed online http://tr.im/iNjB
Nieman journalism lab: only 3% of newspaper reading is online http://tr.im/iNhX
Goldman Sachs argues “Facts about Goldman Sachs” blog infringes intellectual property rights http://is.gd/skWi (Banking Times).
“Intervene in the Google Books Settlement” http://tinyurl.com/cwdr7a Under the existing settlement Google would gain a monopoly of orphaned works. Academics open letter to the judge argues for orphaned works to revert to public domain.
Wikileaks: Classified US, Japan amp; EU ACTA trade agreement drafts 2009. Now search, copy, link http://tr.im/iKJM
OpenSecrets.org Goes OpenData. 200 million govt data records. Campaign finance, lobbying, more http://tr.im/iKBr
Paid Content: Hyperlocal Sites Ready To Fill Lost Newspapers’ Vacancy—Except For One Thing http://tr.im/iI4D
Wikileaks:Secret US, EU, Japan, Aus, Canada intellectual property trade agreement leaked http://tinyurl.com/wlacta
Sunlight labs APIs http://sunlightlabs.com/appsforamerica/ Competition, prizes for developing accountability apps for Congress.
Sunlight Foundation: Mockup of real-time lobbying disclosure http://tr.im/iGjr